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<p>G-protein fragment that adopts a range of structures depending on the partner.</p>
12 Jan 2010

The multiple conformations of G-protein offer new possibilities to develop specific drugs.

Institutional news
<p>Joan Massagué (c) IRB Barcelona</p>
21 Dec 2009

Researcher and Adjunct Director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Joan Massagué, has received the International Prize of the Santiago Dexeus Font Foundation in recognition of his work in cancer research.

The Santiago Dexeus Font Foundation prize is an international recognition, given to individuals, groups or institutions working in health sciences.

For more information, see Fundación Santiago Dexeus

Scientific news
<p>The green fluorescent protein is produced by a system designed by researchers at IRB Barcelona and its expression demonstrates that the technique works correctly in human cells and other animal cells. © Image: Roberto Álvarez-Medina (CSIC)</p>
17 Dec 2009

Scientists will use it to analyse the stress responses used by cells to solve genomic errors, and also to identify targets of therapeutic interest.

Institutional news
<p>Joan Massagué (c) IRB Barcelona</p>
3 Dec 2009

This afternoon the vice-president of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia), Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira, has named Joan Massagué, adjunct director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and director of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Programme at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Ambassador of the BioRegion of Catalonia. Massagué has been awarded this recognition during the BioRegion Forum held in Barcelona today. The director of IRB Barcelona, Joan J. Guinovart, received the plaque on behalf of Massagué, who expressed his gratitude through a recorded message.

In the presentation of the Forum, the president of...

Institutional news
3 Dec 2009

Researcher Ignasi Fita will explain the importance of the discovery of the structure and function of the ribosome.

Institutional news
1 Dec 2009

The group headed by González joins the ONCOLOGICA project, managed by PharmaMar.

Institutional news
<p>Some of the Chinese plants that will be used to find new drugs to treat schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder.</p>
20 Nov 2009

The researcher Teresa Tarragó receives 200,000 euros to study the cognitive deficit associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Institutional news
<p>Open Lab session ((c) PCB)</p>
12 Nov 2009

As part of the 14th Science Week which is being held this year from the 13th to the 24th of November, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) participates in a series of scientific dissemination activities organized by the Barcelona Science Park (PCB): open house sessions “Come and do an Express Doctorate!” and the cycle of scientific workshops “Engage in Research!”, in which those attending can learn about and perform some of the experiments currently being conducted at the laboratories.

Institutional news
<p>IRB Barcelona scientists Andreas Zanzoni and Laura Orellana presented their art at the exhibition</p>
9 Nov 2009

A select group of prestigious theorists, scientists and artists are to participate in the “Creativity, Science and Art” Forum, which will be held on Wednesday 11 November at the Barcelona Science Park.

Institutional news
9 Nov 2009

The Barcelona Science Park (PCB) and the IRB Barcelona are holding a career opportunities event for students and young researchers on Thursday, December 3.